Showing 'Mechanical engineering' News

Sep
14
2017

Team DiggerLoop generates attention at SpaceX Hyperloop competition

Team DiggerLoop’s drag racer-inspired Hyperloop pod may not have hit the test track but it still garnered plenty of attention at the SpaceX student competition last month.  After a rigorous safety evaluation from SpaceX employees, only three out of News
Sep
08
2017

Sowers testifies before House committee on space resources

A Colorado School of Mines professor was among the experts who testified before a U.S. House of Representatives committee about private sector exploration of the moon. George Sowers, professor of practice in mechanical engineering, addressed the News
Aug
30
2017

Berger named Mechanical Engineering Department head

A longtime mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines has been chosen to lead the largest department on campus. John Berger, a full professor who has been a member of the Mines faculty since 1994, previously served as interim News
Aug
30
2017

Braun discusses renewable energy on ASME podcast

Robert Braun, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is featured on the latest podcast from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Braun sat down with ASME.org editor David Walsh during ASME’s Power and News
Aug
22
2017

Mechanical engineering professor honored by AIST

A Colorado School of Mines mechanical engineering professor has been named a distinguished member and fellow of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology. Professor Brian G. Thomas received the award at the 2017 AISTech conference, held this News
Aug
21
2017

DiggerLoop heads to SpaceX for Hyperloop competition

It took some long days and late nights to get over the finish line, but the Colorado School of Mines Hyperloop pod has departed for California and the SpaceX Hyperloop competition Aug. 25-27. Team DiggerLoop will face off against 23 student teams News
Aug
18
2017

DeCaluwe awarded DOE Early Career Research funding

Steven DeCaluwe, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. DeCaluwe will receive $750,000 over five years to support the News
Aug
10
2017

Mines team wins CASMART Student Design Challenge

A team from Colorado School of Mines took first place in the 2nd CASMART Student Design Challenge for its deployable Mars orbit habitat design and model. Ares Advanced Apartments, or A³, was one of four Mines teams to participate in the competition News
Aug
09
2017

Foundation created in honor of Mines student Chad Young

A foundation established in honor of Colorado School of Mines student Chad Young will provide merit-based scholarships for future Mines students. Young, a mechanical engineering student at Mines, died in April at the age of 21 from injuries News
Jul
07
2017

Mines team takes second in NASA Mars Ice Challenge

Colorado School of Mines took second place in a NASA competition to design and build a system for extracting water from Mars’ subsurface, and learned plenty of lessons along the way. The Mars Ice Challenge, which had its final competition June 13 to News

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